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Lanzarote’s must see is The Timanfaya National Park, with moon like landscape and the famous Cueva de los Verdes. These are underground tunnels where lava used to flow and one should not miss a visit to this unique place. If you are into diving or snorkeling, you can visit the recently opened underwater museum near the coast of Lanzarote.
The best way to discover a new place is to just walk and interact with its people, its culture and its nature and that's exactly what you should do if you want to get to know more about the island of Lanzarote.
Teguise is the old capital of Lanzarote and a place full of history so a walk through the historic center is like going back in time hundreds of years ago.
Teguise is considered the oldest town in the Canary Islands, dating back to the XIII-th century. La Villa de Teguise as some locals still call it, was the capital of Lanzarote for over 450 years, up until 1852, when Arrecife became the new capital city.
This is an annual event in the resort of Puerto del Carmen, organized by the Hindu community. HOLI is celebrated to welcome the spring with lots of colors. It means the victory of the good over the evil.
This year will mark the 6th Edition for the Feria del Queso y la Cabra - Festival of Cheese & Goat in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote. This event has started back in 2013 and it has gained huge popularity among tourists and locals alike.
Every year, between the months of January and March, Lanzarote is in a festive mood, with all the fiestas and carnivals that are happening around the island. This year the main events will take place in Arrecife, Puerto del Carmen, Playa Blanca and Costa Teguise.
Jameos del Agua is a MUST SEE when visiting Lanzarote and it's probably the place that shows best the vision that Cesar Manrique had for the entire island. The white pool is what ties everything together and creates a contrast in the space. We can't say for sure, but it's said that only the King of Spain has the right to swim in the pool inside Jameos del Agua.
The name Cueva de los Verdes translates to English as the Green Caves, and the place itself is a lava tube that is now open for the public as a tourist attraction in the north of Lanzarote. You can enter the cave with a guided tour, which takes 1 hour.
An underwater museum was inaugurated to the public on the 10th of January 2017 off the shore in Lanzarote, revealing scenes that depict the problems that our society faces today.
Whether you're looking for a quiet place to relax in the sun, or a place to enjoy an active holiday, Lanzarote has it all. The island is in constant change and there are plenty of things to do, even an underwater museum, the first of its kind in Europe.
Mirador del Rio offers one of the best views in Lanzarote, in a building that is completely integrated in the surrounding natural space, a feature that is typical for all the works of César Manrique.
Arrecife is the capital of Lanzarote and you can easily spend at least half a day walking around the city. There are plenty of things to do in Arrecife, from going to local markets to visiting an art museum situated in an old stone fortress.
Good news for residents or people interested to visit the beautiful island of Lanzarote! The world's longest seafront promenade will open in Lanzarote, surpassing the one in La Coruña. The promenade in La Coruña measures 13 km and holds the present record of thge longest promenade in the world, with the promenade in Atlantic City (New Jersey, USA) being 2nd place, at 9,25 km.
Los Hervideros area is situated on the west coast of Lanzarote, close to El Golfo and Salinas de Janubio. The name Los Hervideros literally translates to Boiling Waters and the place is a true show of mother nature's power.
The Department for Tourism has announced a new event for June, organized in Costa Teguise - Lanzarote.
UPDATE - SATURDAY, JANUARY 12TH 2019 It seems that the Arrecife - Corralejo route is temporary, while the Volcan de Tindaya ferry (which operates the normal route Playa Blanca - Corralejo) is undergoing ...
Los Volcanes Natural Park is a space of volcanic origin, with an area of around 10,158.4 hectares, which spreads over the municipalities of Tinajo, Tías, and Yaiza.
Although one of the smaller Canary Islands, Lanzarote offers plenty of great things to do and see around the island and when it comes to sunsets, some of the ones you can watch here are simply unforgettable.
Puerto del Carmen is probably Lanzarote's busiest resort, situated very close to the airport and to the island's capital - Arrecife.
1st edition of the Water Festival / Festival de Agua in Playa Honda